The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 186 183 153
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 61 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.70% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.75% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 44
Average daily rate
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£180 £190 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £228 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 14
Average hourly rate £10.57 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.20 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.26 £12.20 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.33%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 17 £180 +10.76% 10
Hampshire -3 15 £193 -16.30% 14
Surrey +1 8 £205 -31.66% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £275 +120.00% 4
East Sussex - 5 £150 - 2
West Sussex -1 2 - - 8
Kent - 2 £175 - 2
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire -15 1 £200 +25.00% 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 29 (23.20%) Project Management
2 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.40%) HTML
3 18 (14.40%) Oracle
4 17 (13.60%) HP
5 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
6 14 (11.20%) Finance
7 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
7 11 (8.80%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.00%) .NET
8 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.00%) UNIX
8 10 (8.00%) Windows
8 10 (8.00%) Internet
8 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (7.20%) CSS
9 9 (7.20%) MS Project
9 9 (7.20%) SQL
9 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
9 9 (7.20%) Degree
10 8 (6.40%) JSP
10 8 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.60%) PHP
11 7 (5.60%) CRM

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) CMS
2 3 (2.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) Drupal
3 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.80%) WordPress
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.80%) Lync
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 15 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
3 9 (7.20%) MS Project
4 6 (4.80%) MS Office
5 3 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.80%) InDesign
6 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.80%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Internet
2 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) Firewall
4 2 (1.60%) Wireless
4 2 (1.60%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.60%) DNS
4 2 (1.60%) LAN
4 2 (1.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) DHCP
5 1 (0.80%) PBX
5 1 (0.80%) VoIP
5 1 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.80%) DMZ
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) MPLS
5 1 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) QlikView
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Gradle
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Ant
2 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.80%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Maven
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Publishing
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Billing
5 2 (1.60%) French Language
5 2 (1.60%) German Language
5 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) HTML
2 10 (8.00%) .NET
2 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.20%) CSS
4 8 (6.40%) JSP
5 7 (5.60%) jQuery
6 6 (4.80%) HTML5
7 5 (4.00%) CSS3
8 4 (3.20%) XML
9 3 (2.40%) LAMP
9 3 (2.40%) Ajax
10 2 (1.60%) XSLT
11 1 (0.80%) XHTML
11 1 (0.80%) OLE
11 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.80%) JSF
11 1 (0.80%) REST
11 1 (0.80%) JPA
11 1 (0.80%) DOM
11 1 (0.80%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) NHS
3 3 (2.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Handset
5 1 (0.80%) PACS
5 1 (0.80%) Economics
5 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Physics
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Blog
5 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) Social Media
5 1 (0.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) EPoS
5 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) UNIX
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.80%) OS/2
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Project Management
2 11 (8.80%) Test Scripting
3 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
4 7 (5.60%) CRM
4 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.80%) Migration
5 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (4.80%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.20%) Data Management
7 4 (3.20%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.20%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (3.20%) ITIL
7 4 (3.20%) Web Development
7 4 (3.20%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.40%) Information Security
8 3 (2.40%) Cyber Security
8 3 (2.40%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.40%) OOP
8 3 (2.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.20%) SQL
3 7 (5.60%) PHP
4 3 (2.40%) C#
4 3 (2.40%) VB
5 2 (1.60%) Python
5 2 (1.60%) XQuery
5 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.60%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.80%) HND
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PMP
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.40%) Oracle
3 17 (13.60%) HP
4 3 (2.40%) Cerner
4 3 (2.40%) Adobe
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco
4 3 (2.40%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix
6 1 (0.80%) Avaya
6 1 (0.80%) EMC
6 1 (0.80%) Primavera
6 1 (0.80%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.80%) Cognos
6 1 (0.80%) Symbian
6 1 (0.80%) Mitel
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) Huawei
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